The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 78 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 6 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.78% 0.22% 1.31%
As % of the System Software category 4.62% 1.10% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 10
Average salary £50,000 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
XenServer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
130 182 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.99% 20.18% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 87 163 154
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

XenServer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Southampton region.

XenServer Salary Trend in Southampton

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
1 10 (100.00%) SCOM
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
1 10 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 10 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 9 (90.00%) EdgeSight
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) VMware ESX
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (90.00%) AppSense
2 9 (90.00%) CCA
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (60.00%) iSCSI

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) CCA
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
1 10 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) VMware ESX
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
1 10 (100.00%) SCOM
2 9 (90.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) AppSense